Oklahoma City employment information

IndexOklahoma CityOklahomaNational
Income per capita$26,275$24,695$28,555
Median household income$47,004$46,235$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,979$57,888$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,007$29,113$33,219
Median earnings male$31,872$33,259$36,116
Median earnings female$24,411$22,353$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level18.2%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oklahoma City is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oklahoma City is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oklahoma City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oklahoma City is 17% higher than the national average.

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Oklahoma City median earnings by income bracket

Oklahoma City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.2%1.5%
Manufacturing sector10.2%0.7%
Financial & insurance services3.2%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%13.5%
Public administration7.9%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%2.5%
Education, health & social services9.5%33.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Aluma, OK91$211,875296%
Nichols Hills, OK3,797$143,750169%
Piedmont, OK6,232$73,63638%
Edmond, OK85,084$71,82534%
Mustang, OK18,575$67,17626%
Oklahoma City, OK600,729$47,00412%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Portland, OR602,568$53,2300%
Milwaukee, WI598,078$35,48934%
Las Vegas, NV597,353$50,9035%
Louisville, KY605,762$44,80616%
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%
Oklahoma City, OK600,729$47,00412%
Source: The Oklahoma City, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.